Dingalan |Travel Guide

Dingalan! A town resided at the southern tip of Aurora province, boasts with several caves, beautiful landscapes, waterfalls, rough sea, and very high waves which is ideal for surfing, makes it a popular weekend escape in Central Luzon.

Explore and experience the sceneries this town has to offer!

HOW TO GET THERE

If you prefer to go for a drive you can use this route:

If you prefer to commute, there are several buses (Aurora Trans, ES Transportation, Five Star, Baliwag Transit) from Cubao to Cabanatuan Central Transport and then ride a van to Dingalan. Upon arrival to Dingalan Town Proper, ride a tricycle to Feeder Port.

PLACES TO VISIT

White Beach

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Drone Shot!

Shots from DJI Spark. Thinking of getting a drone, go to DJI website, for drone prices and promos.

Viewdeck

Approaching the view deck you will be welcomed by the howling winds that coupled with the beauty of the scenery. For me, this is the highlight of the tour 🙂 You have to endure a 30-minute trek going there. So be prepared! 🙂

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😀

Lighthouse

Another 30-minute trek going to the lighthouse which is located on the other side and I must say, the scenery is as charming as the view deck.

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My travel buddy

Lamao Cave

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Tanawan Falls

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The road going to the falls
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She’s enjoying the falls! Finally! haha
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360 shot!

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 0 (Friday)
11:30 PM – Travel from Boni to Dingalan Feeder Port

Day 1 (Saturday)
06:00 AM – ETA in Dingalan feeder port. Upon arrival, we had our breakfast.
07:00 AM – Registration and boat ride to Dingalan white beach.
07:30 AM – Rest and get ready for trekking.
07:45 AM – Trek to viewdeck.
08:20 AM – Reach the viewdeck and photo op.
08:40 AM – Go back to the white beach.
09:10 AM – Rest and get ready for another trekking.
09:30 AM – Trek to the lighthouse.
10:00 AM – Reach the lighthouse and photo op.
10:40 AM – Go back to the white beach.
11:20 AM – Rest while waiting for lunch.
12:00 PM – Lunch time!
01:30 PM – Boatride going to Lamao Cave.
02:00 PM – Reach Lamao Cave and swim near the cave.
03:00 PM – Go back to feeder port.
04:00 PM – Go to Tanawan Falls.
10:00 PM – Reach the lighthouse and photo op.
04:00 PM – Go to Tanawan Falls jump off point.
04:20 PM – Go to Tanawan Falls.
04:30 PM – Reach Tanawan Falls (swimming and photo op)
05:30 PM – Go back Tanawan Falls jump off point.
05:45 PM – Reach the jump off point (take a shower and get ready to go back to Manila)
06:00 PM – ETD to Manila
11:00 PM – ETA to Manila

WHERE TO STAY

If you opt to stay overnight, there are available accomodations near the feeder port that you can book thru booking.com.

Cave Beach Resort
Lot 1, Purok Tanigue, Brgy Aplaya, Dingalan, Aurora, 3207 Dingalan, Philippines
Breakfast Info: Continental, Asian
Free Private Parking Available On Site

Shalom Guest House and Resto Bar
Paltic dingalan, 3207 Dingalan, Philippines
Breakfast Info: Vegetarian, Kosher, Asian, American
Free WiFi
Free Private Parking Available On Site

The Chairmans Residence
#1 Sitio Ferry, Barangay Umiray Dingalan, Aurora, 3207 Dingalan, Philippines
Breakfast Info: Asian
Free private parking available at hotel

Aside from those listed above, there are other budget home stays and cottages on the white beach.

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Budget home stays at the White Beach
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Budget home stays at the White Beach

WHO TO CONTACT

You may reach Kuya Yuan Grande thru Facebook he’s our tour guide in Dingalan.

If you’re into a hassle-free tour package you may reach Team ExplorerPH Tours also on Facebook. Tour package price is 1,200php.

 

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Tara Fight!

THE VERDICT

Dingalan recently called as “Batanes of the East” as they are comparing it to Batanes, still for me it has its own charm waiting to be noticed.

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